2016-2017 Joint Budget Hearing
Environmental Conservation
January 28, 2016
Hearing Room B


Basil Seggos
Acting Commissioner, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Rose Harvey
Commissioner, New York State Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation

Richard A. Ball
Commissioner, New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets

Audrey Zibelman
Chair, New York State Public Service Commission

John B. Rhodes
President & CEO, NYSERDA

Kelly Young
Dep. Director of Public Policy, New York Farm Bureau

Laura Ten Eyck
Senior NY Project & Outreach Manager, American Farmland Trust

Daniel Machold
IBEW Local #97, Eastern Division Business Representative
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers/Utility Labor Council of NYS

Jessica Ottney Mahar
Director of Policy, The Nature Conservancy

Erin Crotty
Executive Director, Audubon New York

Brian Smith
Associate Executive Director, Citizens Campaign for the Environment

Peter Iwanowicz
Executive Director, Environmental Advocates of NY

Chris Goeken
Director of Public Policy, NY League of Conservation Voters

Laura DiBetta
Dir. Parks Program & Gov’t. Relations, Parks and Trails New York

Charles Parker
President, NYS Conservation Council, Inc.

Patricia Cerro-Reehill
Executive Director, NY Water Environment Association

Kevin Chlad
Director of Government Relations, The Adirondack Council

Neil Woodworth
Executive Director, Adirondack Mountain Club

Peter Bauer
Executive Director, Protect the Adirondacks

Dan Shapley
Water Quality Program Manager, Riverkeeper, Inc.

Andy Bicking
Director of Public Policy, Scenic Hudson

Erik Kulleseid
Senior Vice President, Open Space Institute

Arthur Perryman
Forest Rangers Director, PBA Board of Directors, Police Benevolent Association of NYs

Steve Breyman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Green Education and Legal Fund

Written Testimony
Kristy LaManche
Program Coordinator, FLLOWPA

Claire Barnett
Executive Dir., Healthy School Network

Aaron Bouska
The Coalition of Living Museums

Russ Haven
Legislative Counsel, NYPIRG